Thursday , Dec , 16 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Chicago Bulls Team Report – December 16

=== Chicago Bulls Team Report – December 16 ===

(Sports Network) – The Chicago Bulls host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the
United Center.

In 2003-04, the Bucks won three of their four contests with the Bulls.
Overall, the home team has won 13 of the last 14 meetings. Milwaukee has won
four of six and six of the last nine contests in this series. The Bucks have
lost five of their last eight at Chicago.

The Bulls start a three-game homestand tonight. Chicago will also host the
Indiana Pacers and Portland Trail Blazers on the stand.

On Wednesday, Eddy Curry poured in a team-high 20 points, Kirk Hinrich added
15 and Chicago earned a rare road win by beating the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-88,
at the FedExForum.

Ben Gordon came off the bench to add 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting on Wednesday
for the Bulls, who won just their second road game of the season. Tyson
Chandler had a solid all around game, netting nine points with a game-high 10
rebounds in the win.

Curry has scored 20 points in back-to-back contests. He is averaging 17.2
points and 6.6 rebounds in his last five games.

Chicago is 3-7 as the host this season.